The President of the DND Alexander Zakharchenko said that its inclusion in Kiev sanctions list said about the Fact that the Head of Ukraine recognizes his self-proclaimed head of the Donetsk national Republic.
The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Wednesday enacted the decision of the Council of national security and defense of Ukraine on the extension of the punishment relative to Russia, which includes the limits for 388 physical and 105 legal entities, among them politicians, bureaucrats and journalists. In addition, the imposed punishment and against bureaucrats LNR and DND. Relatively Zakharchenko entered the blocking of assets (temporary restriction of the right to use and dispose of property belonging to it). Different types of penalties, from the ban on entry into the country before the forfeiture imposed for a period of one year.
"Please note, as the Ukrainian government has introduced me to the list of punishments - the head of the Donetsk national Republic. That is Petro Poroshenko, bringing me to the list of punishments, I recognized that I am the head ", - said Zakharchenko.
at rallies in early April of this past year the residents of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine, do not recognise the legitimacy of the February coup, announced the development of " people's republics ". After held in may referendum of the Republic declared its sovereignty, put together their own authorities. The second of November in DND and LNR elections of heads of republics and deputies of the parliaments.
Kiev DND and LNR will not recognize. The Ukrainian authorities in April last year began military action against the republics. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began about 7, 9 thousand people. The first of September in the Donbass started another ceasefire, which the parties to the conflict agreed during the meeting of the contact group on settling the situation in Ukraine, held on August 26 in Minsk.